2007 GMC Canyon Owner's Manual

2007 GMC Canyon owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
GMC
Model:
Canyon
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
2.79 MB

Table of Contents

2007 GMC Canyon BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Manual Seats
9
Power Seats
10
Manual Lumbar
10
Power Lumbar
11
Heated Seats
11
Reclining Seatbacks
12
Head Restraints
15
Seatback Latches
16
Rear Seats
17
Rear Seat Operation (Extended Cab)
17
Rear Seat Operation (Crew Cab)
18
Safety Belts
20
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
20
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
24
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
25
Driver Position
25
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
33
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
34
Right Front Passenger Position
34
Center Front Passenger Position
35
Rear Seat Passengers
36
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
39
Safety Belt Pretensioners
42
Safety Belt Extender
42
Child Restraints
43
Older Children
43
Infants and Young Children
46
Child Restraint Systems
49
Where to Put the Restraint
53
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
56
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
68
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
71
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
71
Airbag System
76
Where Are the Airbags?
79
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
82
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
84
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
84
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
85
Passenger Sensing System
86
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
92
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
93
Restraint System Check
94
Checking the Restraint Systems
94
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
95
Features and Controls
97
Keys
99
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
100
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
101
Doors and Locks
104
Door Locks
104
Power Door Locks
105
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
106
Rear Door Security Locks (Crew Cab)
106
Lockout Protection
107
Rear Doors (Extended Cab)
107
Tailgate
108
Windows
110
Manual Windows
110
Power Windows
111
Sliding Rear Window
112
Sun Visors
112
Theft-Deterrent Systems
112
Content Theft-Deterrent
112
Passlock®
114
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
115
New Vehicle Break-In
115
Ignition Positions
116
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
117
Starting the Engine
118
Engine Coolant Heater
119
Automatic Transmission Operation
120
Manual Transmission Operation
124
Four-Wheel Drive
126
Parking Brake
130
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transmission)
132
Shifting Out of Park (P) (Automatic Transmission)
134
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transmission)
134
Parking Over Things That Burn
135
Engine Exhaust
136
Running the Engine While Parked
137
Mirrors
138
Manual Rearview Mirror
138
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
138
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass and Temperature Display
139
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass and Temperature Display
142
Outside Manual Mirrors
145
Outside Power Mirrors
145
Outside Convex Mirror
146
OnStar® System
146
Storage Areas
150
Glove Box
150
Cupholder(s)
150
Front Armrest Storage Area
150
Assist Handles
150
Rear Storage Area
151
Sunroof
152
Instrument Panel
153
Instrument Panel Overview
156
Hazard Warning Flashers
158
Other Warning Devices
158
Horn
158
Tilt Wheel
158
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
159
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
160
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
161
Flash-to-Pass
161
Windshield Wipers
161
Windshield Washer
162
Cruise Control
163
Exterior Lamps
166
Headlamps on Reminder
167
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
167
Automatic Headlamp System
168
Fog Lamps
169
Exterior Cargo Lamps
169
Interior Lamps
170
Instrument Panel Brightness
170
Dome Lamp
170
Dome Lamp Override
170
Exit Lighting
171
Electric Power Management
171
Battery Run-Down Protection
171
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
172
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
173
Climate Controls
173
Climate Control System
173
Outlet Adjustment
176
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
177
Instrument Panel Cluster
178
Speedometer and Odometer
179
Trip Odometer
179
Tachometer
179
Safety Belt Reminder Light
180
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
180
Airbag Readiness Light
181
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
182
Battery Warning Light
184
Up-Shift Light (Manual Transmission)
185
Brake System Warning Light
185
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
186
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
187
Tire Pressure Light
187
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
188
Oil Pressure Light
191
Security Light
192
Cruise Control Light
192
Highbeam On Light
192
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Indicator Light
193
Fuel Gage
193
Driver Information Center (DIC)
194
DIC Controls and Displays
194
DIC Warnings and Messages
198
Audio System(s)
203
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
204
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
205
AM-FM Radio
205
Radio with CD (MP3)
208
Radio with Six-Disc CD
217
Using an MP3
230
XM Radio Messages
236
Theft-Deterrent Feature (Non-RDS Radios)
237
Theft-Deterrent Feature (RDS Radios)
238
Radio Reception
238
Care of Your CDs
239
Care of the CD Player
239
Fixed Mast Antenna
239
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
240
Chime Level Adjustment
240
Driving Your Vehicle
241
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
242
Defensive Driving
242
Drunken Driving
243
Control of a Vehicle
246
Braking
246
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
247
Braking in Emergencies
249
Traction Control System (TCS)
249
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
250
Steering
250
Off-Road Recovery
253
Passing
253
Loss of Control
255
Off-Road Driving
256
Driving at Night
270
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
271
City Driving
274
Freeway Driving
275
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
276
Highway Hypnosis
277
Hill and Mountain Roads
278
Winter Driving
280
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
284
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
284
Recovery Hooks
285
Loading Your Vehicle
286
Truck-Camper Loading Information
292
Pickup Conversion to Chassis Cab
292
Towing
292
Towing Your Vehicle
292
Recreational Vehicle Towing
293
Towing a Trailer
300
Trailer Recommendations
311
Service and Appearance Care
313
Service
316
Accessories and Modifications
316
California Proposition 65 Warning
317
Doing Your Own Service Work
317
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
318
Fuel
318
Gasoline Octane
318
Gasoline Specifications
318
California Fuel
318
Additives
319
Fuels in Foreign Countries
320
Filling the Tank
320
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
322
Checking Things Under the Hood
323
Hood Release
323
Engine Compartment Overview
324
Engine Oil
325
Engine Oil Life System
328
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
330
Automatic Transmission Fluid
331
Manual Transmission Fluid
334
Hydraulic Clutch
336
Engine Coolant
337
Radiator Pressure Cap
340
Engine Overheating
340
Cooling System
342
Engine Fan Noise
347
Power Steering Fluid
348
Windshield Washer Fluid
349
Brakes
350
Battery
353
Jump Starting
354
Rear Axle
359
Four-Wheel Drive
359
Front Axle
360
Bulb Replacement
361
Halogen Bulbs
361
Headlamps
362
Front Turn Signal, Parking and Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
363
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
364
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
364
License Plate Lamp
366
Replacement Bulbs
366
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
367
Tires
369
Tire Sidewall Labeling
370
Tire Terminology and Definitions
374
Inflation - Tire Pressure
377
Tire Pressure Monitor System
378
Tire Inspection and Rotation
383
When It Is Time for New Tires
385
Buying New Tires
386
Different Size Tires and Wheels
388
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
389
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
390
Wheel Replacement
390
Tire Chains
392
If a Tire Goes Flat
393
Changing a Flat Tire
394
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
395
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
398
Secondary Latch System
406
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
410
Spare Tire
413
Appearance Care
415
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
415
Fabric/Carpet
416
Leather
417
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
418
Care of Safety Belts
418
Weatherstrips
418
Washing Your Vehicle
419
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
419
Finish Care
419
Windshield and Wiper Blades
420
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
421
Tires
422
Sheet Metal Damage
422
Finish Damage
422
Underbody Maintenance
423
Chemical Paint Spotting
423
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
423
Vehicle Identification
424
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
424
Service Parts Identification Label
425
Electrical System
425
Add-On Electrical Equipment
425
Windshield Wiper Fuses
425
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
426
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
426
Capacities and Specifications
430
Maintenance Schedule
433
Maintenance Schedule
434
Introduction
434
Maintenance Requirements
434
Your Vehicle and the Environment
434
Using the Maintenance Schedule
435
Scheduled Maintenance
437
Additional Required Services
440
Maintenance Footnotes
441
Owner Checks and Services
442
At Each Fuel Fill
443
At Least Once a Month
443
At Least Once a Year
444
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
447
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
449
Engine Drive Belt Routing
450
Maintenance Record
451
Customer Assistance Information
455
Customer Assistance and Information
456
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
456
Online Owner Center
459
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
460
Customer Assistance Offices
460
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
461
Roadside Assistance Program
462
Courtesy Transportation
465
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
468
Collision Damage Repair
469
Reporting Safety Defects
474
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
474
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
474
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
474
Service Publications Ordering Information
475
Index
477

FAQ about the 2007 GMC Canyon Manual

What contains the 2007 Canyon manual?

The GMC Canyon owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by GMC to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the GMC Canyon. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a GMC Canyon 2007 owner's manual:

  • Best practice for driving your GMC Canyon
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that GMC Canyon owners can do
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

Where to download the 2007 GMC Canyon Owners Manual?

The GMC Canyon owner manual for the 2007 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Canyon year 2007 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2007 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The GMC Canyon (2007) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2007 is available in English.

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